News UNFCCC

Some progress but distinct lack of ambition in Warsaw climate talks

Mon, 25/11/2013 - 14:09

The climate talks in Warsaw during the last two weeks presented governments with a prime opportunity to change path, but they missed it. Once again, the climate talks were undermined by economic interests and short-sightedness.

Worldwide Climate Change

Roadmap to a new global agreement – what did Durban deliver for our climate?

Tue, 13/12/2011 - 12:11

The UN climate change talks in Durban have ended and kept alive negotiations for a fair, ambitious and binding deal. But much still needs to be worked out.

Worldwide

Why temperate and boreal forests are important in the fight against climate change

Thu, 08/12/2011 - 22:15

BirdLife delegation member Mel Coath talks about why termperate and boreal forests are important in the fight against climate change and how they need to protected as part of any future deal (interview at the UNCCC COP17, December 2011, for OneWorld TV).

Heads bring security to climate talks

Thu, 08/12/2011 - 22:00

This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.

Africa

The Power of the Yellow Badges at COP

Wed, 07/12/2011 - 11:00

The UNFCCC COP17 is currently being held in Durban, South Africa. People attending the conference are either given a pink badge, if they are representing one of the parties, or a yellow badge, if they are representing an NGO.

Africa

Durban climate talks continue as Ministers arrive

Tue, 06/12/2011 - 13:00

Negotiators and NGOs alike are preparing for the Ministers taking over the negotiations when the High Level Segment kicks off tomorrow.

Africa

Governments urged to recognise the role of ecosystems and biodiversity in climate change adaptation and mitigation

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 21:39

Climate change during the coming decades is projected to dramatically alter current patterns of temperature and precipitation across Africa, with huge implications for both humans and biodiversity

Worldwide

The intrigues of a COP Meeting

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 11:00

This post shares thoughts and experiences from the Climate Change Conference currently going on in Durban South Africa. It is the 17th Conference of Parties – simply put, COP 17.

Africa

What's happening at the climate change talks? (COP17 in Durban, South Africa)

Fri, 02/12/2011 - 15:20

BirdLife International Delegation Member John Lanchbery gives his views on what are the key issues for BirdLife at the latest climate change talks (December 2011)

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 17

Sat, 12/11/2011 - 17:05

The BirdLife Partnership are calling on the parties to the Climate Change Convention to six key asks.

Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife’s approach to working locally

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:31

Local knowledge, motivation, sustainability, efficiency, legitimacy and empowerment are all benefits of working locally.

Worldwide

A review of the evidence on the effectiveness of ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation

Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:10

Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation is an effective approach to adaptation that deserves more policy support.

Worldwide

World experts discuss climate change at RSPB co-organised event

Wed, 09/11/2011 - 22:10

Some of the world’s leading experts on climate change, wildlife and natural systems gathered earlier today at the UK's Royal Society, to discuss the latest research on the ecological impacts of global warming

Worldwide

A truly integrated approach to adaptation - BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 11:26

This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – ‘COP16 - A truly integrated approach to adaptation'.

Americas

BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at UNFCCC COP 16

Thu, 25/11/2010 - 11:21

This is an extract from the BirdLife Policy Brief for UNFCCC COP-16, Cancún – 'BirdLife’s key asks of Parties at COP 16'...

Americas